86 years ago Charles A. Sanders Sr. entered this world with his charismatic charm that allowed him to touch the hearts of many family and friends. On the morning of January 29, 2021, he transitioned into the next step of his journey. He graduated from Jeffersonville High School and then joined the Air Force and became an Airman 2nd Class mechanic. He prided himself in the fact that he never lost one of his planes. In 1959, he married his childhood sweetheart, Mary Ann Smith and they had four children, Chuck Sanders (Margie); Donna Kokojan; Michelle Prentice (Billy) and Tony Sanders. He was a member of Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church, the Knight of Columbus and enjoyed volunteering for the Red Cross.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Elsie Sanders, one sister (Nancy Tyler) and his loving wife. Charlie is survived by his loving children; grandchildren: Dana Evans (Jason), Courtney Reszka (Jason), Steven Sanders (Renee), Michael Marsh (Jasmine), Christopher Marsh,Tylar Furnish and Joseph Kokojan and great-grandchildren.
There will be a visitation held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 5-7pm at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130 and from 9:30 to 10:30 on Thursday for family and close friends. There will be a funeral mass on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 11am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church ,316 N. Sherwood Ave. Clarksville, Indiana 47129.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to The American Red Cross, 201 E. Market Street #7 Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130
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